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5 reasons we should get outside more.

January 22, 2018

Believe it or not, there is a huge difference between whether you choose to exercise indoors versus outdoors. When you decide to go to a gym, studio, run, walk, outdoor fitness class, you're controlling external factors - what you're seeing, hearing, experiencing. This can increase or reduce our stress and impact not only your mood but also how your nervous, endocrine and immune systems are working (1).

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9 running tips to help prevent injury

January 20, 2018

We all know that injury prevention is better than cure, so follow my top running tips to staying injury free this year and enjoy getting fit with BMF Run Clubs.

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3 reasons you’re not losing weight yet

January 20, 2018

Starting a new fitness and nutrition program is pretty exciting. In January a common goal we see is "weight loss", or more accurately, fat loss. When we start out we are already envisioning the end product in some way or another. We are supposed to enjoy the process, perhaps challenging ourselves to do it – but what really matters is us getting to the end and achieving our goal.

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3 HIIT Workouts to Kickstart 2018

January 8, 2018

What is a HIIT workout and why should I try HIIT training?

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Annie's BMF-approved brownies!

January 5, 2018

When Annie whipped out a box of delicious (and healthy...ish!) brownies, they were devoured within minutes so we can officially confirm that these have been tried and tested by real BMF members and instructors with massive success!

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New Year, New You?

December 26, 2017

New Year, New You? You're not alone, but so many people quit their diets and exercise regime within weeks. So much of this is down to boredom, lack of motivation or going on faddy diets where you're eating 'rabbit food' - all of which are not sustainable or enjoyable.

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Had your Cake and Ate it? Burn off Christmas with this Workout

December 12, 2017

If December is a hazy blur of mince pies, second and third helpings of dinner, all washed down with copious amounts of mulled wine, you may be looking for a little workout help to get yourself back in shape in the new year.

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BMF Myth Busters: 5 things beginners are scared of

October 18, 2017

As with everything new and unknown, the thought of turning up to your first British Military Fitness (BMF) class can be a daunting prospect. But let us reassure you that a) you're not alone in being a little nervous and b) for the most part, these nerves are unjust.  All beginners will be absolutely fine in the care of our highly-trained instructors.  Here's why:

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Combining massage & exercise

September 20, 2017

We’ve all had the importance of stretching drilled into us by our instructor, but did you know massages are a great way to help with your training regime too?

The team at Urban Massage have given us some pointers on how getting regular treatment can boost your workout results, as well as help with recovery.

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10 things only a true BMF'er would understand

September 6, 2017

You know you're a true BMFer when:

1...you know you'll only stop to recover when the class finishes

"Everyone into the plank position to recover"

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